Why Tech?

Second Largest

Industry in NYC

It's an exciting time for the NYC tech ecosystem. Established tech companies like Facebook and Google have headquarters here and local and home-grown Queens tech companies like Songza are growing the community.

1.2 Million

Unfilled Tech Jobs by 2020

Universities and other traditional sources of learning are expected to fill only a portion of the large number of tech jobs in the United States, creating a significant demand for talent. The NYC tech ecosystem alone generates 541,000 jobs.


Average Tech Salary

Many of these jobs not only well-paid but are also becoming increasing skills-based and do not require a formal background in computer science. These opportunities can become available with proper training and exposure to the industry.